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Google unveils new Hangouts Meet videoconferencing kit and it’s not cheap

Google has unleashed a new hardware kit for Hangouts Meet which promises to deliver everything you need on the hardware front when it comes to holding high-quality video meetings via Google’s videoconferencing software – but it…

How Apple, Google and Microsoft are addressing the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability

Ah, WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access): you've protected our Wi-Fi so well for so many years now.Unfortunately, that illusion of safety was shattered earlier today when security researcher Mathy Vanhoef reported a vulnerability in the WPA2 handshake…

App code hints Google Assistant is finally on its way to Chromebooks

It was always a pretty safe bet that Google would eventually get around to adding Google Assistant to its Chromebook devices, but new code hidden away in the Google Home app for Android suggests the integration will be happening sooner rather…

Chromebooks look set to ditch 'OK Google' – is Google Assistant on the way?

It looks like the built-in 'OK Google' voice search feature on Chromebooks is taking a back seat to make room for Google Assistant.Currently, users can go through their Chromebook's settings to set up instant search via an 'OK,…

Google could announce a camera-equipped Google WiFi soon

A product specs page for Google WiFi, the company’s hockey puck-shaped router, is suggesting that the device might soon be equipped with a camera. The discovery comes courtesy of Phandroid (via: UberGizmo), which noticed the inclusion…

Google now has a Raspberry Pi-like computer for Android

Want to run Android, but don't want to buy a smartphone, tablet or Android TV device? Then this may be the answer to your prayers: Google has teamed up with Huawei to deliver the HiKey 960, a Raspberry Pi style computer board that runs…

Google's Family Link app introduces child-safe Google accounts

Google is making an effort to cater to the needs of families with its new Family Link app, which enables parents to create Google accounts just for their children. The app gives parents complete control over their child’s account…

Dutch tech hub is facilitating the next Google

Amsterdam is already a leading tech hub, and is now offering support for companies in their second phase of development... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Microsoft has the Amazon Echo and Google Home in its sights

With Amazon and Google pushing smart home speakers that can do your bidding in all kinds of clever ways, is Microsoft just going to sit by and watch? Well, apparently not.Windows Central reports that Microsoft is planning an Amazon Echo-style…

Google cloud platform heats up the cloud market in Asia

Google is set to inject more life into the Southeast Asian cloud market with new products and local datacentres... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Dropbox and Google commit to improving terms of use for cloud storage customers

Dropbox and Google join the government’s push to ensure cloud storage users are not caught out by sudden price hikes or contract changes... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Spotify on benefits of ditching its datacentres and going ‘all-in’ on Google cloud

Spotify’s vice-president of infrastructure opens up about the company’s datacentre downsizing plans, and how taking a multi-cloud to IT consumption would not work for the firm ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News